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If Hindus believe that the Buddha was an avatar of Vishnu, that is their belief and should not concern people of other religions - including buddhists. They are simply viewing the Buddha as a God. Wh… (View Post)
Awareness preceeds thoughts, it is experience beyond thoughts and words. It is the simply a "knowing" of the contact with sense objects, with no stories added by the thought processes. This… (View Post)
I've been practicing the dharma - for about four years now - without any face-to-face contact with other buddhists, let alone a buddhist teacher. Books and on-line forums, used wisely, help a lot on … (View Post)
Extract from Kalama Sutta ( "[...]" inserted by me):The disciple of the Noble Ones, Kalamas, who has such a hate-free mind, such a malice-free mind, such an undefiled mind, and such a purif… (View Post)